Life at Berkley Southwest

At Berkley Southwest, we believe when everyone feels valued, we do our best work. Our committed leaders ensure that team members have the opportunity to grow, learn, and feel connected to a community.

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Why Berkley Southwest

Our robust benefits package offers various traditional benefits such as health, dental, and vision care. In addition, we offer resources to help our employees maintain their mental, physical, financial, and emotional well-being.


Vacation and Holidays

We support a work-life balance and are encouraged to make memories that matter most to us. Berkley Southwest provides paid vacation time for full time employees, based on years of service. In addition to vacation, full-time employees receive paid time off for scheduled holidays.


Education Assistance

Berkley Southwest passionately supports professional insurance education by encouraging our employees to take IIA or CPCU courses. We pay for tuition, books, and examinations. As an additional incentive, bonuses are paid to employees who pass exams, complete programs, and attain designations.

Financial Benefits

We provide our employees and their families with financial peace of mind through benefits such as:

  • Retirement Savings – a 401(k) savings and profit-sharing plan

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan – purchase W. R. Berkley Corporation stock

Employee Assistance Program

Berkley Southwest recognizes that employees and their dependents may face personal challenges. To support our employees, we provide EAP services. Employees and their dependents have access to 24/7 support, resources, and information to help with all of life's challenges. From no-cost, confidential counseling and legal support to financial information and personalized work-life resources, we've got our team members covered.

Our Employee Values

C.A.R.I.N.G. is the cornerstone standard that guides how we do business. This is what we expect of ourselves and each other.

What Our Team Says

"Over the past 24 years, I have found a second family here that I love and cherish. They are part of my life, and I would not be the person I am today without them. They are there for me and I depend on them and feel that they can depend on me. "

Debby G.

Assistant Vice President,

Claims Litigation

"At Berkley Southwest, I feel valued through positive connections with others that have the same drive to win as I do."

Amy C.

Regional Sales Director